By the middle of the 19th century, with the improvement of infantry rifles, hand to hand combat in war had become far less prevalent. Of the 65,000 German casualties listed in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, how man died from sword wounds.

Answer: Six

Source: The Gun – The Story of the AK-47 by C J Chivers

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